Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

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Feb 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In a letter to President Donald Trump, Rep. Huffman (D-San Rafael) and members of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and the House Committee on Natural Resources blasted the Trump Administration’s approval of a final easement to build the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) and their failure to undertake meaningful consultation with Native American tribes.

Feb 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Leading California lawmakers are asking the state’s newly sworn in Attorney General, Xavier Becerra, to use the powers of his office to vigorously and publicly investigate ExxonMobil and other fossil fuel companies who may have intentionally misled the public about the causes and dangers of climate change.

Feb 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Water, Power, and Oceans Subcommittee Ranking Member Jared Huffman (D-CA) and House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Raúl M.

Feb 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressmen Jared Huffman (D-CA), Mark Pocan (D-WI), and Rick Nolan (D-MN) introduced the New Deal Rural Broadband Act of 2017, an ambitious plan to connect every American home, business, and school to high-speed, reliable broadband internet that is based on Roosevelt’s New Deal rural electrification model.

Jan 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today released the following statement in response to President Trump’s executive order banning immigrants, refugees, & visa holders from predominantly Muslim countries:

Jan 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—On the same day President Trump issued presidential memoranda to revive the harmful Keystone XL Pipeline and the Dakota Access Pipeline, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) yesterday spoke to a crowd gathered in front of the White House

Jan 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Democratic members of the House Committee on Natural Resources unanimously elected Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) to serve as Vice-Ranking Member of the Committee.

Jan 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Rep. Huffman voted against H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2017, which has a laundry list of reckless impositions against a woman’s right to choose and access to healthcare. In response to this extreme assault on women’s health, Rep.

Jan 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Today, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) led 34 members of Congress in urging Attorney General Loretta Lynch to immediately appoint an independent Special Counsel to investigate President-elect Donald

Jan 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Reps. Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) today secured a twenty-year ban on new mining projects in an ecologically and economically critical region in Southwest Oregon.

Feb 2, 2017 In The News
KRCR News Channel 7

D.C. - Congressmen Jared Huffman co-authored a letter with Raul M. Grijalva, of the Committee on Natural Resources, to express what they call “grave concern” over an executive order issued by President Trump earlier this week.

Feb 2, 2017 In The News
Eureka Times-Standard

North Coast Rep. Jared Huffman worked with fellow Reps. Mark Pocan (D-Wisconsin) and Rick Nolan (D-Minnesota) to introduce the New Deal Rural Broadband Act, an effort to close the digital divide and establish a broadband internet connection in every home, business and school.

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Oct 25, 2016 In The News
Del Norte Triplicate

Del Norte’s congressman and the U.S. representative for Southern Oregon will tour Last Chance Grade and the Smith River on Friday.

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Oct 18, 2016 In The News
KIEM TV

Representative Jared Huffman is offering his thoughts and prayers for the McKinleyville man kidnapped from his home in the African country of Niger last Friday.

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Oct 6, 2016 In The News
Marin IJ

Ali Rezaian didn’t think much of it when he kept receiving phone calls from unlisted numbers at his Mill Valley home on July 22, 2014.

That was until he heard a voicemail from his brother’s boss, Washington Post foreign editor Doug Jehl: “I need to talk to you. Could you please give me a call?”

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Oct 3, 2016 In The News
Eureka Times-Standard

North Coast state Sen. Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg) and 2nd District Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) will hold a special hearing in Bodega Bay this afternoon updating on the expectations of the upcoming 2016-2017 crab season.

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Sep 20, 2016 In The News
Marin IJ

Experts on global warming told a crowd of several hundred people in San Rafael this week that the Nov. 8 election figures to be a key turning point in the battle to prevent irreversible climate change.

Sep 14, 2016 In The News
Eureka Times-Standard

North Coast Congressman Jared Huffman will join Sen. Barbara Boxer and Reps. Anna Eshoo and Lois Capps at a meeting on Friday in Cambria with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to discuss the proposed expansion of the California Coastal National Monument — an expansion which includes Lighthouse Ranch in Loleta, 13 acres of the Trinidad Head, and the Lost Coast Headlands.

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Aug 31, 2016 In The News
Marin Scope

Commuters have been anxiously awaiting the commuter train they voted for, and a recent financial shot in the arm is greasing the tracks.

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Aug 25, 2016 In The News
Eureka Times-Standard

The Bureau of Reclamation released water from the Trinity Reservoir early Thursday morning to the lower Klamath River to help prevent the spread a parasitic fish disease, within Chinook salmon.

Supplemental flows from the Lewiston Dam will also extend into late September to protect the fall salmon run.